Why the U.S. should grant Iranian journalists freedom to report, outside a 25-mile radius of New York.
Why a Meatloaf song should guide the U.S. approach to Iran, Syria, and Israel-Palestine.
When the Pentagon tried to save its awful TV channel, it called in Washington's most infamous TV producer-turned-party-thrower.
Frustrated with Obama's Syria speech? Here are two better ones he could have given.
As we mark the anniversary of the death of Chris Stevens, there are some in Washington who'd like to turn the drones loose on Benghazi. Here's why that would be a bad idea.
Why you shouldn't worry about the Pentagon cutting personnel.
The U.S. media continue to tiptoe around the horrors of war. It's time to put more violence on TV.
Why Obama's walking a thin tightrope getting the public on board for a Syrian intervention.
Wondering what is meant by 'all options are on the table'? A spokesperson will 'look into that' for you.
The four reasons it was inevitable that Obama would go to Congress on Syria.
A sci-fi visionary on why the children of tomorrow are the NSA's biggest nightmare.
When you've been groped by the TSA, what's a little NSA spying?
Is the Defense Department big enough for Chuck Hagel and his deputy?
How the United States and the Soviet Union tried to conceal the problem of radioactive leaks from underground nuclear tests.
With U.S. national security policy under review, Obama has a chance to cement his legacy for the better. But will he take it?
How is the State Department ever going to get a bigger budget if Congress isn’t clear about what it actually does?
It's time for Congress to use its freedom of speech power to force the intelligence debate out into the open.
Worried about how Edward Snowden will affect President Obama's visit to Russia next month? Moscow isn't.
Why Edward Snowden just might turn out to be Big Brother's best friend.
Naming Caroline Kennedy ambassador to Japan sends a terrible message about America.
Congress couldn't draw back the surveillance dragnet. But the justices might.